allows you to consolidate (combine) multiple federal education loans into one loan. Top Private education loans are not eligible for consolidation, but for some Direct Consolidation Loan repayment plans, the total amount of your education loan debt—including any private education loans—determines how long you have to repay your Direct Consolidation Loan.The result is a single monthly payment instead of multiple payments. Direct PLUS Loans received by parents to help pay for a dependent student’s education cannot be consolidated together with federal student loans that the student received.Consolidating city and county governments is an idea with intuitive appeal.In a country with nearly 90,000 units of local government, wouldn’t it make sense to combine some of them to reduce duplication of services and gain economies of scale?He replaced a portion of the local revenue sharing system for municipalities with incentives for eligible communities to present a plan to consolidate services with other local governments.
“Municipalities are in the business of providing services,” she said. It takes people to pick up the garbage, it takes people to plow the streets, it takes police officers to have a public safety department.Whether you're hard at work fighting the opioid crisis, expanding community-based opportunities for older adults, ensuring our most vulnerable citizens are receiving the services they need, or guaranteeing access to quality health care, our core mission is the same: to improve public health and the quality of life for all residents of the commonwealth.Over the past several months, the Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Health, and Human Services along with Governor Wolf have engaged in a process to identify and break down the silos that exist between agencies and reimagine how we deliver critical services to the 13 million citizens of this commonwealth.On Monday January 30th, Governor Wolf will announce the results of this months-long effort and our intention to create one, unified Department of Health and Human Services to dramatically improve our ability to deliver services that will improve lives.Please know that as this proposal moves forward both internally and through the legislature, we will keep staff apprised of current developments. Once your loans are combined into a Direct Consolidation Loan, they cannot be removed.